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Feb 14, 2020 by Rick Pollack
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack discusses the current state of surprise medical billing legislation and the challenges that remain ahead before any proposals are finalized.
Feb 13, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed two new U.S. cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total to 15.
Feb 13, 2020
The AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity encourages all hospitals to complete its 2019 Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Survey by the extended deadline of Feb. 14.
Feb 13, 2020
Hospitals and health systems can apply to participate in the Million Hearts Hospitals & Health Systems Recognition Program, which will recognize organizations working to improve cardiovascular health in their communities, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced.
Feb 13, 2020
An estimated 14.2% of U.S. residents said they or a family member had problems paying medical bills in 2018, down from 19.7% in 2011, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Feb 13, 2020
The AHA has launched its 2020 Innovation Challenge – a leading competition to accelerate health care innovation. This year’s challenge asks AHA members and their partners to help make behavioral health care more accessible and affordable.
Feb 13, 2020 by Shannon Guzman
The AARP’s Livability Index acts as a useful tool for health care organizations and communities working on innovative, place-based solutions that improve health outcomes for all, writes Shannon Guzman, senior strategic policy advisor at the AARP Public Policy Institute.
Feb 12, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said new reagents will be manufactured and sent to state laboratories that reported inconclusive results using the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) test kit sent by CDC.
Feb 12, 2020
The AHA invites rural hospitals and health systems to participate in the Better Maternal Outcomes Rapid Improvement Network — a free, six-month program focused on maternal outcomes and respectful care.
Feb 12, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Office of Minority Health seeks public input through April 12 on opportunities to improve health care access, quality and outcomes before, during and after pregnancy for women and infants in rural communities.